Study shows social can add to brand research (RBDR 1.19.2015)

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Today on RBDR: We interview the three key developers of a research study that demonstrated that social data is also quantitative and predictive, on top of what everyone accepts as its qualitative nature: University of Maryland Professor of Marketing Wendy Moe, Converseon CEO Rob Key and Rubinson Partners President Joel Rubinson.

Social media finds MR niche? RBDR’s 1st Client of the Year awarded (RBDR 12.1.2014)

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On today’s RBDR: 1) Has social media finally earned research reliance? University of Maryland Professor Wendy Moe’s new paper is the evidence Rubinson Partners’ Joel Rubinson says he needs to say, Yes. 2) RBDR announces a new series of annual Client of the Year Awards for nearly 20 different research categories. Today, the first award is announced for the client making best use of Text Analytics.

SM assesses brand health. Sales predictor looks for commercial testers. (RBDR 9/5/2014)

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Today on RBDR: 1) Under pressure to dramatically increase its number of users, Twitter revamps its new user signup procedure. 2) A new study shows that social media can match more expensive and time consuming brand trackers early on in assessing a brand’s health. 3) Blue Marble Enterprises is looking for CPG brands to use its Blue Horizon tool to predict sales, one, two or more years out, plus Customer Lifetime Value and Future Customer Brand Equity.